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Lava pours into the ocean

Watching Hot Lava and the Ocean Get Together in Hawaii Will Change How You See the Earth

Watching molten rock bubble up from below the waves and pour into the ocean is a singular experience. All around you waves crash against the rocks, sending clouds of steam into the air, while liquid orange fire cuts through the mist and pours into the ocean causing the dark grey water to spit and hiss.

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My trip to Cuba was a bit to the left of legal. I visited two weeks before relations between the United States, and Cuba was restored, meaning I had to plan everything without any of my usual resources, like travel websites, where, if anything went wrong, we were, more or less, screwed.

 

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Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails: From the Alamagoozl...

Anyone who enjoys an icy drink and an unforgettable tale will love this expanded and updated edition of Forgotten Cocktails ...
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Instant Pot Max – 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker

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Thessaly Hammered Copper Platter Made by Sertodo Copper

These handmade copper platters are a perfect show-stopper for your next party. These large platters can be used as trays to ...
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